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Instead of closing down the politics section we could just be civil to one another but I realize there is a better chance of me being in a three way with Jessica Alba and Elisha Cuthbert on a pile of money I won in the lottery than that happening.
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Why do Libtards nearly always think disagreeing with their ill-conceived positions means one is being uncivil/hostile/hateful?

Do Libtards ever grown-up and become mature adults whom can deal with disapproval?!
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Why do Libtards nearly always think disagreeing with their ill-conceived positions means one is being uncivil/hostile/hateful?

Do Libtards ever grown-up and become mature adults whom can deal with disapproval?!
We just haven't had the experience with rejection and disapproval the likes Righties have had their whole lives.

Others just like to group hug men.
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Why do Libtards nearly always think disagreeing with their ill-conceived positions means one is being uncivil/hostile/hateful?

Do Libtards ever grown-up and become mature adults whom can deal with disapproval?!
So you question the intelligence and social conscience of anyone who disagrees with you ('Libtard,' doesn't exactly strike me as a form of endearment), label their political beliefs, 'Ill-conceived,' and then wonder why they feel insulted ?

This HAS to be the definition of irony.
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So you question the intelligence and social conscience of anyone who disagrees with you ('Libtard,' doesn't exactly strike me as a form of endearment), label their political beliefs, 'Ill-conceived,' and then wonder why they feel insulted ?

This HAS to be the definition of irony.
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When will people here realize that I am always right. The next time any of you wishes to post in a thread ask yourself what Checkertail20 would think and thats what you should post.
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It's a time for good will.

Let's bury the hatchet for at least a short time.
And, how do you do that? You cave in totally to the Progressive agenda of the Three Royals, Obama, Palosi, and Reid.
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You just stop making posts about politics, or if you do adopt a less confrontational tone ?

For example if you meet a a progressive liberal spouting his ill-informed opinions, you say "Merry Christmas ! Lovely weather we're having, isn't it ?"

or... "The wine does go well with the chicken, yes, thank you darling."

It's easy and strangely enough rather satisfying, try it
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I would agree that using "Libtard" does not show a lot of class, or for that matter doesn't speak very well of one's persuasive abilities.

What meaning, if any, does the word have, other than just, I insult you or I'm smarter than everyone else?
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Not to worry. Once the Progressives have their ways with no restrictions or criticism what so ever, Christmas will just become a part of History before Yesterday. It will be "For Your Own Good And Well Being."
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I would agree that using "Libtard" does not show a lot of class, or for that matter doesn't speak very well of one's persuasive abilities.

What meaning, if any, does the word have, other than just, I insult you or I'm smarter than everyone else?
It's a call on group authority, by a priori ridiculing your oponent in a debate you hope no one will scrutinize the validity of your own arguments but rather agree with your denigration of the oponents character and mental ability.

Also as a neologism it avoids any argument regarding applicability since you can define and redifine it as it suits your particular purpose, i.e. while I can prove with logical arguments I'm not a 'liberal' I could never prove I am not a 'libtard'

It is also a rather obvious way to circumvent forum rules in regard to personal insults.
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Peace on Earth, good will toward men... Lib's can go pound sand...
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